Orison to the Wind

Gordon-Smith, Richard

Duration

5m 00s

Publisher

Soundcastle Press

Composed

1998

Instrumentation

Wind Ensemble

Scoring

4 fl

Availability

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About the work

The piece was commissioned for Wade Deacon School, Cheshire, in memory of William Henry Robinson, and was premiered by pupils of the school in December 1998.

First Performance: Wade Deacon School, Cheshire, Dec 1998

Technical notes

Extended flute techniques used including pitch bending, four easy multiphonics (fingerings given) , and a kind of glissando.